Professional job opportunities on the rise in Ireland

CMI: Professional job opportunities have risen in Ireland, according to new findings. A report published by Morgan McKinley revealed that there was an increase of ten per cent in the number of new professional job vacancies available in January 2014, compared to the same month last year. In addition, the number of professionals looking for new career progression opportunities rose by 49 per cent from December 2013 to January of this year.

Commenting on the findings, Karen O’Flaherty, chief operations officer, Morgan McKinley, said: “Since the beginning of the year there are signs that employer confidence is returning. Employers are becoming increasingly aware of the competitive nature of sourcing talent and hiring criteria has softened across many industries.

“Overall January shows an increased flow in new positions across a range of sectors and industries which we expect will be maintained through 2014.

The Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor recorded a month-on-month increase of 57 per cent in job availability in January 2014 compared to December 2013.

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